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to jennifer livingston, a morning anchor in wisconsin complaining about her weight and telling her she's not a good role model for girls. as the mother of three daughters, livingston responded today. >> i am much more than a number on a scale. what really angers me about this is there are children who don't know better. who get e-mails, as critical as the one i received or in many cases, even worse, each and every day. >> livingston called that viewer a bully and says children learn that kind of behavior from adults. thousands of people have riten her messages of support on line. >> engineering schools dominate the list of colleges with the least happy students. according to the princeton review, montana tech tops the list. the u.s. naval academy came in at number six. the princeton review based it on thousands of student reviews across the country. other schools include the new jersey institute of technology and the u.s. merchant marine academy. >> any storms we have this winter might be more memorable because of how they're described. the weather channel has decided to start naming w
. >> that is the local television anchor everybody is talking about this morning. jennifer livingston and her on-air response to a viewer who said she was a bad example for young girls because she is overweight. she's going to tell us why she felt the need to respond on air in a moment. it is 8:00 now on this wednesday morning, the 3rd day of october, 2012. i'm savannah guthrie alongside david gregory in for matt this week and mr. al roker. what else do we have coming up? >> a great survival story, an incredible story that was actually caught on tape. great because it is a survival tale. two guys forced to crash land in the gulf of mexico when their plane caught fire. they spent hours in the water, as you can see, waiting for rescue, documenting it all on an ipad. this morning those survivors are here with us for an exclusive live interview. they will tell us of their tales. >> wow. and then some more of our simple savvy silly tips. this one actually from a homeowner, justin from omaha, nebraska. tired of tangled cords. put them in a used old paper tube. >> that's clever. >> we'll have more of t
: most of jennifer livingston's viewers already know that. for a dozen years she's anchored the morning news at wkbt in lacrosse, wisconsin. today she chose to respond to a viewer e-mail. >> i was surprised indeed to witness that your physical condition hasn't improved for many years. surely you don't consider yourself a suitable example for this community's young people, girls in particular. i leave you this note hoping you'll reconsider your responsibility as a local public personality to present and promote a healthy lifestyle. the truth is, i am overweight. you could call me fat. and yes, even obese on a doctor's chart. but to the person who wrote me that letter, do you think i don't know that? that your cruel words are pointing out something i don't see? >> reporter: in the e-mail, she sees more than just an unhappy viewer. the mother of three daughters sees a bully. >> what really angers me about this, there are children who don't know better, who get e-mails as critical as the one i received or in many cases even worse each and every day. >> reporter: she says the internet has be
and the viewer head-on on the air. she then appeared this morning on "today." now jennifer livingston is receiving interview requests from around the world. her tv station has six extra people there answering the deluge of incoming phone calls, most of them expressing support for her. >>> up next here tonight, that real life field of dreams for a young man who waited a long time for one moment. those little things still get you. for you, life's about her. but your erectile dysfunction - that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for chest pain, as this may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. do not drink alcohol in excess with cialis. side effects may inclu
to jennifer livingston, a news anchor in lacrosse, wisconsin. livingston decided to respond to that e-mail yesterday. she says she did on in part because she feels the e-mail is a form of bullying. a major problem that she says needs to be stopped. >> i am much more than a number on a scale. what really angers me about about this is there are children who don't know better, who get e-mails as critical as the one i received or in many cases even worse, each and every day. >> thousands of people have written her messages of support online. to see her entire response, you can check out the news 4 today facebook page. >> the international space station will move into a different orbit tomorrow in order to avoid colliding with debris. the russian space program is helping. the space station only makes evasive maneuvers like this one when the likelihood of a collision exceeds one in 10,000. nasa says space junk is becoming a growing problem for the space industry. six astronauts are on board the space station including two americans. >> who keeps leaving junk in space? i tell you. so rude. >
jennifer livingston in la crosse, wisconsin, responds to harsh criticism from a viewer. he e-mailed her saying she is not a suitable example for young people because she's overweight. other people in the community have responded with overwhelming support for livingston. she called the e-mailer a bully, and said she wanted to show children that bullies shouldn't define them. >>> a baby bust in the united states for the fourth year in a row. the number of new babies has dropped across the country. experts say the weak economy has a lot to do with it. last year's drop in the birth rate was just 1%. though it's been 2% to 3% in recent years. >>> mike tyson's facial tattoo is inspired by the indigenous people of new zealand, but that country is preventing him from visiting. he needs special permission to travel to new zealand because of a rape conviction back in the '90s. he lost it after a charity that was supposed to benefit from his speaking event withdrew its support. a promoter said tyson is disappointed by the decision, adding the former heavyweight champ has rebuilt his life in recent
back against a critical e-mail. jennifer livingston is a morning anchor in wisconsin. a viewer complained about her weight and saying she's not a good role model for girls. as the mother of three daughters, livingston decided to respond. >> i am much more than a number on a scale. what really anchors me about this is there are children who don't know better, who get e-mails as critical as the one i received or in many cases even worse each and every day. >> livingston called the viewer a bully and says children learn that behavior from adults. thousands of people have written her messages in support online. we posted her entire message on the news 4 today facebook page. >>> italian scientists are searching for the remains of the woman who may have been the model for one of the most famous paintings in the world. experts believe the wife of a rich florentine merchant may have been the model for the portrait of mona lisa. she was buried in a con vent and scientists have been working there since april to find her skull. if they can find it, they can reconstruct her face and compar
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